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HuskyColonial 
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10-01-18 07:55 PM - Post#261750    

Good luck to Moose as he starts his career as a Sixer tonight.

 
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Good Luck Mike
10-01-18 08:27 PM - Post#261751    
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Actually, he played Friday in their first exhibition against an Australian pro team. Had 8 points on two 3's and a big dunk. Mike comes in at around 6:00 into this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HR5qEWsoGs

Edited by jkrun80 on 10-01-18 08:34 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
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10-01-18 09:48 PM - Post#261753    
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Mike is being counted on to play a major bench role with Illyasova gone. Something they want him to do is hit 3’s. Unfortunately, he was 0-4 tonite from there but he did manage 7 boards. Mike has a real opportunity to be a significant piece for a playoff team, I hope he takes advantage.

 
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10-02-18 09:45 AM - Post#261755    
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Being a Sixers' fan, I try to watch at least 1 game a week. They are desperate for outside shooting. So, if Mike can make some shots, he will get quality PT.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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10-02-18 07:25 PM - Post#261778    
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One highlight: https://twitter.com/sixers/status/1046927 476448989...

 
HuskyColonial 
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10-06-18 09:23 AM - Post#262073    
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Mike had a modest stat line last night in 23 minutes with the exception of his +16.

The Sixers were clearly better with him on the court.

 
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10-13-18 09:53 PM - Post#262515    
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Mike had to address some inappropriate twitter comments from his father today:

https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/76ers/em oti...

 
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10-14-18 08:16 AM - Post#262532    
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Don't use Twitter, folks. Especially if you're feeling like you want to make racially charged comments using thinly veiled burner accounts.

 
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10-14-18 03:09 PM - Post#262546    
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Don't use Twitter, folks. Especially if you're feeling like you want to make racially charged comments using thinly veiled burner accounts.



Unless you are POTUS!🤔
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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10-14-18 09:36 PM - Post#262556    
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Don't use Twitter, folks. Especially if you're feeling like you want to make racially charged comments using thinly veiled burner accounts.



I have no love lost for Twitter but this is not a watch-what-you-Tweet cautionary tale.

This is, unfortunately, a don't-be-an-ignorant-raci st-ahole-in-the-first-pla ce-but-if-you-are-keep-yo ur-garbage-opinions-to-yo urself-especially-if-you' ve-built-a-career-evaluat ing-the-mental-health-of- others.

Just ugh. I know Mike's got a good head on his shoulders and will re-double his work for the team. Looking forward to all the good vibes he'll bring to the Sixers.

Go Bison!

 
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10-15-18 05:45 AM - Post#262567    
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According to the Philly.com, Muscala is expected to play a prominent roll off the bench for the Sixers:

http://www2.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/ sixers...
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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10-15-18 08:59 AM - Post#262577    
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I didn’t read the twitter comments from Mike’s father but apparently they were ugly. Unfortunate that people have here feelings and view of the world. And unfortunate for Mike that his father is one of those people and one who can not control himself on public media.

As for Mike, as a lifelong Sixers fan I am excited to watch him play in Philly. I hope he gets his shot going as that is one thing he is being counted on to do. Best of luck to him.

 
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10-15-18 11:42 AM - Post#262600    
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This goes without saying but I can't imagine Mike shares his father's bigotry. Mike is a good teammate to everyone, is well-educated and traveled and I can't see him harboring hate in his heart.



 
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10-17-18 10:12 AM - Post#262806    
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The Sixers could have really used Muscala last night. Hopefully, he will be healthy soon.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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10-17-18 12:11 PM - Post#262834    
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The Sixers could have really used Muscala last night. Hopefully, he will be healthy soon.




Mike has a sprained ankle. Sounds like he will miss a week or two.




 
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10-17-18 07:28 PM - Post#262908    
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Too bad for Mike that this injury happened. I didn’t know he was hurt until I watched the game last night. Man, this team continues to be a turnover machine, mostly the lazy, bonehead variety. Add in the largely awful shot selection and I wondered what Dave Paulsen would be like on the sideline of that team. There’s not enough cups of water.

 
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10-17-18 08:04 PM - Post#262909    
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Mountain Dew, I think


 
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10-17-18 09:03 PM - Post#262911    
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Is Mike approaching the stigma of “often injured”?

 
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10-23-18 04:52 PM - Post#263373    
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Mike is expected to be available tonight and Simmons is doubtful so possibly some serious minutes if he is strong enough and ready to go.

 
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10-24-18 10:02 AM - Post#263409    
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Mike had 5 pts, 2 reb, 2 blks in 16 minutes. Sixers unfortunately lost by 1 in OT and allowed Blake Griffin to score 50 pts.

 
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10-24-18 06:23 PM - Post#263435    
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I watched the entire game...Mike rarely got the ball. As a team, the Sixers lack any kind of defensive cohesiveness and take some terrible shots. With the night Saric was having, I think they would’ve been better off letting Mike play down the stretch.

 
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10-29-18 09:43 PM - Post#263736    
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Mike was fired up to play his old team. 14 points, 5 rebounds in 18 minutes on 5-7 shooting.

 
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10-30-18 12:52 AM - Post#263743    
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Mike was fired up to play his old team. 14 points, 5 rebounds in 18 minutes on 5-7 shooting.




HIghlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0TADvr2-Nk

Mike played some center tonight as well as PF.




 
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10-30-18 04:06 AM - Post#263745    
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Greetings from cheerier old England where I saw the E A G L E S' game.

Looks like the Moose was on the loose. Go, Mike!
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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10-30-18 09:17 PM - Post#263836    
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Sixers getting hammered tonight in Toronto. No constest. Sixers are just so undisciplined overall. Mike not having a bad night, but this team shoots a ton of three’s for a team that’s not good at it. At least lately they’ve been terrible.

 
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10-31-18 10:31 AM - Post#263899    
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Bison89 I was at Wembley too but on the losing side I'm afraid.

 
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10-31-18 02:11 PM - Post#263913    
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Greetings from cheerier old England where I saw the E A G L E S' game.


Sweet. Was this a member of your entourage?
https://twitter.com/MTrudnak/status/10566 177144863...




 
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11-01-18 03:49 PM - Post#264004    
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Sixers getting hammered tonight in Toronto. No constest. Sixers are just so undisciplined overall. Mike not having a bad night, but this team shoots a ton of three’s for a team that’s not good at it. At least lately they’ve been terrible.




Mike's final numbers were pretty good: 2-2 on twos, 1-3 on threes, 5-5 on FT's, 5 rebounds, and 1 assist in 16 minutes.

Some Sixers fans are suggesting Mike should be starting ahead of Saric, who is hitting 49% on twos and 23% on threes. In his small sample size, Mike is hitting 39% on threes and 100% (6-6) on twos. Mike has a slightly higher rebound rate as well, and has blocked more shots.




 
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11-01-18 04:06 PM - Post#264006    
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Some Sixers fans are suggesting Mike should be starting ahead of Saric, who is hitting 49% on twos and 23% on threes. In his small sample size, Mike is hitting 39% on threes and 100% (6-6) on twos. Mike has a slightly higher rebound rate as well, and has blocked more shots.


Embiid, Simmons, and Muscala would make for an interesting, and very tall, starting line up.

 
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11-02-18 06:18 AM - Post#264022    
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  • Bison89 Said:
Greetings from cheerier old England where I saw the E A G L E S' game.


Sweet. Was this a member of your entourage?
https://twitter.com/MTrudnak/status/10566 177144863...

No, but I was traveling with another Bison from '88. Now, I'm in Australia for work. Lots of flying.




'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-07-18 02:19 PM - Post#264641    
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Mike got hurt in practice and is out at least a week with a broken nose and face laceration that required stitches.

 
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11-07-18 07:44 PM - Post#264711    
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Oh man, what bad luck for Mike...just as he was getting increase minutes. Speedy recovery to him.

 
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11-10-18 02:09 PM - Post#265127    
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In an interesting twist, Jimmy Butler is now Muscala’s teammate in a deal that seemingly leaves Muscala open for more minutes when healthy

 
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11-10-18 04:43 PM - Post#265149    
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Yes, was thinking the same thing....unless Brown (who I question as being a quality coach) wants to go small.

 
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11-12-18 08:47 AM - Post#265269    
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Sixers could have really used a PF against the Grizzlies. Mike was missed.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-12-18 06:16 PM - Post#265307    
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Mike is listed as available for tonight's game at Miami 7:30


 
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11-13-18 01:58 PM - Post#265424    
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Mike got 27 minutes of PT. He looked a little rusty and the protective facemask looked uncomfortable. He was only 3-11 but scored 13 points and grabbed 8 boards. He had time at both the 4 and 5. I was surprised to see him take most of Amir Johnson's minutes. Also, it was good to see Mike in at crunch time toward the end of the 4th Q. He drained an open 3 to give the Sixers a 7 point (?) lead that basically put it out of reach for the Heat.

BTW, he had a great pass to Ben Simmons for an easy dunk.

I hope that Mike continues to get more PT.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-13-18 04:57 PM - Post#265433    
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He was 3-10 from 3 and 3-11 overall. But iirc he was 1-6 from 3 in the 1st half so went 2-4 in the 2nd half. That's a lot of 3pt shots for a 4/5. Hopefully, he starts making them more consistently and can ditch the mask in the near future.

 
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11-13-18 07:19 PM - Post#265440    
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I also hope he is able to do more than shoot 3’s. He made some good passes out of the high post, maybe he can take some mid-range jumpers instead of shooting only from 25+’.

 
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11-14-18 10:44 PM - Post#265636    
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Not a great night for Mike. Almost went to this game but for lazy.

5 points, 5 boards and 2 assists and in 26 minutes.

 
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11-15-18 02:09 PM - Post#265705    
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I watched the game. He did not look good at all. He did not shoot well and did not play D well.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-15-18 08:06 PM - Post#265768    
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I am going to guess that the sixers trade for a bigger body to play the 4-5 position and aquire another shooter. Mike had a very tough matchup last night. I believe he was put on the magic big guy so Embid didn’t pick up all the fouls.

 
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11-17-18 06:21 PM - Post#266136    
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Last night Mike played 32 minutes in a 76ers win. Had 9 points, 4 rebounds, 1 block, and 1 steal.




 
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11-17-18 07:23 PM - Post#266142    
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Started out great in the first half...didn’t make a shot afterward. Man, if he could shoot well he would cement himself in the lineup...but so far he has not been stellar.

 
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11-17-18 07:56 PM - Post#266143    
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  • MrPhillie Said:
Started out great in the first half...didn’t make a shot afterward. Man, if he could shoot well he would cement himself in the lineup...but so far he has not been stellar.




Is he still wearing the mask?




 
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11-17-18 10:20 PM - Post#266156    
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He was last night. Started tonight vs Charlotte

 
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11-17-18 11:00 PM - Post#266165    
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he wore the mask again tonight. flashbacks to the ncaa tourney as Kemba went off, but the Sixers managed to win in ot

 
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11-19-18 10:29 PM - Post#266561    
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Muscala had a very nice game tonight. 19 pts, 4/6 shooting, 2/3 from deep, and 5 boards. He was very agressive and looked good. Very active on the offensive board.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-20-18 08:28 AM - Post#266587    
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9 for 11 at the charity stripe too!

 
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11-20-18 12:44 PM - Post#266636    
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I wonder if he injured face has finally healed to the point that he is starting to feel comfortable. I heard that the mask is supposed to come off sometime next week.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-29-18 05:16 PM - Post#267573    
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Other than 5 quick fouls, Muscala had a decent game last night: 25 min, 10 points on 4-6 shooting (2-3 on 3-pointers), 8 rebounds, and 1 assist.

It is nice to see Mike getting quality minutes on a fairly good team.
'RAY FOR THE ORANGE AND THE BLUE!


 
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11-29-18 11:55 PM - Post#267596    
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It is nice to see Mike getting quality minutes on a good team. I hope he is able to play well and stay relevant in the rotation. We have tickets for the Dec 14 game and I’d hate not to be able to see Mike play. I think they way he is used, he has to hit open 3’s with higher consistency and play good defense.

 
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11-30-18 01:23 AM - Post#267599    
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https://sports.yahoo.com/mike-muscala-sixers-m ay-f...


 
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11-30-18 10:21 PM - Post#267696    
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Double double for Moose in 32 minutes tonight.

 
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12-06-18 12:07 AM - Post#268179    
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In 23 minutes tonight, Mike had 6 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 block. Sixers lost at Toronto however.

In their previous game, a win over Memphis, Mike had 8 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists in 28 minutes as a starter. Hit 2-3 on threes.





 
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12-07-18 11:57 PM - Post#268302    
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With Joel Embiid being rested tonight, Mike played 32 minutes in a win at Detroit. Had 18 points, 3-4 on twos and 4-9 on threes. Also 3 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists, and a steal while being matched up frequently with Andre Drummond. Mike's three blocks were all in the final six minutes of the game, with the 76ers clinging to a slim lead.




 
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12-08-18 08:00 AM - Post#268303    
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Watched a lot of this Detroit game on local Philly TV here in Allentown. Local announcers raved about Mike's game. Great defense & banged some key three's. Just a lot of fun watching Patriot League guys do well in the NBA. Obviously does not happen often. David Robinson & Foyle I believe are the only two I can think of, beyond C.J & Mike. But was it the Patriot league when Foyle & The Admiral played?

Also nice to see Mike's Bucknell degree paying off so well. ($ 5 mil/year).....

 
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12-08-18 10:49 AM - Post#268307    
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Navy was a member of the CAA during David Robinson's time there. Foyle is one of the Patriot League's all-time greats.

 
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12-08-18 12:58 PM - Post#268311    
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Mike's 3 4th quarter blocks.
https://twitter.com/sixers/status/1071247 009632477...

 
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12-08-18 01:09 PM - Post#268312    
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Check out DJ MacLeay on the banner of the Sixers' Twitter profile page
https://twitter.com/sixers

 
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12-08-18 01:25 PM - Post#268314    
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Here is a link with a number of his baskets as well as the blocks:

https://twitter.com/sixers/status/1071449 328588349...




 
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12-12-18 11:18 PM - Post#268960    
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Mike DNP tonight. Upper respiratory infection.

 
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12-13-18 12:41 AM - Post#268967    
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I hope Mike has a quick recovery, since we are going to see the game on Friday. Also see there is a fan bus for the March 15 game against Sacramento. $75 per person.

 
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12-15-18 10:37 AM - Post#269140    
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Finally got to Philly but a bad night for Mike and the Sixers. Mike played 17 minutes, 1-8 shooting (0-6 from 3), 3 rebounds, 1 turnover. Appeared not at full strength. I wish they wouldn’t rely on him as a 3-pt specialist. Overall the team just doesn’t play tough defense and without Butler, have limited consistent offensive options.

 
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12-17-18 12:52 PM - Post#269264    
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Much better game for Mike last night. Maybe he's over his illness. Played 24 minutes, with 8 points, 6 boards, 3 blocks, and 1 steal. Hit 4-7 from the field.




 
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12-17-18 11:14 PM - Post#269332    
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Here's a 21 minute interview with Mike. There are a few minutes of Bucknell items starting around 11:20.

https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/76ers/zo os-...




 
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12-18-18 12:38 AM - Post#269333    
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Mike with 11 points in 18 minutes tonight. Hit 3-4 on threes. Had 3 assists, 1 block, but only 1 rebounds. Sixers lost big on the road to the Spurs.




 
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12-19-18 10:31 PM - Post#269497    
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Nice game for Mike tonight, as they pulled away from the Knicks in Philly. He had 9 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 block in 26 minutes.




 
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12-25-18 08:45 PM - Post#270098    
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Not a good Christmas game for Mike. 1-9 shooting against Boston.

 
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01-11-19 08:48 PM - Post#272143    
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Mike is fired up to play his former team. 11 pts, 4-5 FG, 3-4 3FG, 3 reb, 1 stl in 10 minutes.

 
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01-22-19 12:00 AM - Post#273310    
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ESPN on twitter with a video of Mike blocking a shot by James Harden:

https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/1 087535767...


The Sixers got a big win over Houston. Mike only had 2 points but did have 5 rebounds and played 24 minutes - more than he has played in recent games.




 
BisonRoadWarrior 
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01-25-19 09:38 PM - Post#273579    
    In response to Bison137

Lighthearted interview with Muscala
https://twitter.com/phillysport/status/10 889330152...


 
Bison89 
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01-26-19 07:34 AM - Post#273598    
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  • BisonRoadWarrior Said:
Lighthearted interview with Muscala
https://twitter.com/phillysport/status/10 889330152...



I enjoyed the article. It was more of a discussion. Here is the original article link:
http://www.philly.com/sports/sixers-mike-mu scala-2...
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MrPhillie 
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01-26-19 12:45 PM - Post#273612    
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Seems like an odd way for an interview/discussion to end. And it seems there are a few obvious questions that weren’t asked. I would have asked how it feels playing on a quality team hoping to go far into the playoffs. What he feels his best qualities/skills are on a basketball court. Throughout his career he’s always had a good mid-range game, is he comfortable with his role on the Sixers predominantly shooting threes? Just a few off the top of my head.

 
jkrun80 
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01-26-19 01:08 PM - Post#273613    
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Nice article in the Bucknellian this week about Mike as well.
https://bucknellian.net/89436/sports/through- the-g...

 
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01-30-19 10:46 AM - Post#274134    
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At the Lakers last night, Mike had 17 points and 7 rebounds in 24 minutes. Hit 3-7 on twos and 3-6 on threes.




 
Bison89 
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01-31-19 12:44 PM - Post#274262    
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  • Bison137 Said:
At the Lakers last night, Mike had 17 points and 7 rebounds in 24 minutes. Hit 3-7 on twos and 3-6 on threes.



Those are VERY solid numbers. If he could be more consistent, his PT would increase.
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01-31-19 03:07 PM - Post#274280    
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I think overall, Mike has had very consistent playing time, even when he wasn’t playing very well. His defense is below-average so to help the team he has to hit shots, namely 3’s. And to be frank, he hasn’t been consistent with that. In my view, Mike has been given a great opportunity to be in the rotation for a contender and maybe hasn’t taken full advantage. At the same time, I think Mike offers more offensively than being a 3-point specialist and I do wish he was given more of a chance to use those skills.

 
Bison89 
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01-31-19 06:00 PM - Post#274309    
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With the lineup that the Sixers have, their need is outside shooting. So, for now, that is the roll that Mike has to fill.
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Bison137 
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Good Luck Mike
02-01-19 09:54 AM - Post#274351    
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Mike had 5 points, 3 boards, 2 assists, and 1 block in 21 minutes in a road win vs Golden State last night. The block came in the final 1:30 of the game - vs Steph Curry on a fast break:

Muscala blocks Steph Curry in final minute




 
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02-01-19 10:47 AM - Post#274370    
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Nice block!!!
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BisonKid 
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Good Luck Mike
02-01-19 07:55 PM - Post#274577    
    In response to Bison89

I love it! Moose is creating a personal highlight reel of blocks against future Hall of Famers. First, Harden. Now, Curry. LeBron is next! Good to see he got most of his minutes with the starters when the game was in the balance in the 4th quarter.

Edited by BisonKid on 02-01-19 07:57 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
Bison89 
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02-05-19 09:36 PM - Post#275152    
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Muscala got the start tonight against the Raptors. Reddick is a late scratch due to a stomach virus.
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Bison89 
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02-06-19 06:45 AM - Post#275171    
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After yelling, "GO BISON!!!" following a Muscala free throw at the Sixers game last night, I woke up to learn that he got traded to the Clippers along with a host of players and draft picks for Tobias Harris (20.7ppg). Bye-bye, Moose. Good luck!

Sixers deal three players to Clippers: https://www.philly.com/news/ers-sixers-tobia s-harr...
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nh2032 
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02-06-19 07:28 AM - Post#275173    
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Glad I got to a game in Philly last month and here's hoping that great stat line Mike put up in Staples Center a few weeks ago was foreshadowing things to come in his LA stay.



 
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02-06-19 10:22 AM - Post#275195    
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I was wondering if the Sixers would re-sign him since he played with Elton Brand in Atlanta. That answers that question. Would love to see him reunited with Coach Bud (and Charles Lee) in Milwaukee, but not sure that's a good fit.

 
HuskyColonial 
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02-06-19 11:04 AM - Post#275202    
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More playing or less playing time for Moose with the Clips?

 
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02-06-19 12:55 PM - Post#275231    
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Mike is in the final year of his contract which is a big deal in the NBA. I wonder if he will get moved again before the deadline.
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nh2032 
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02-06-19 02:16 PM - Post#275243    
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Doubt he gets moved again. Clippers are all in on getting Kawhi Leonard and another big name free agent this off-season (ie hard for the expiring contract to have more value than it already does for them).

As for playing time I think it will largely stay the same. Expect Mike to still largely be splitting minutes with Wilson Chandler when healthy just like in Philly.

 
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02-06-19 02:44 PM - Post#275246    
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  • nh2032 Said:
Doubt he gets moved again. Clippers are all in on getting Kawhi Leonard and another big name free agent this off-season (ie hard for the expiring contract to have more value than it already does for them).

As for playing time I think it will largely stay the same. Expect Mike to still largely be splitting minutes with Wilson Chandler when healthy just like in Philly.



nh2032, got it. So, it is an expiring contract play for the Clippers. If so, they definitely do not want to move him again. That means that Mike will be a free agent after this season, and hopefully, he will get a nice contract back in Philly or someplace else.
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02-06-19 09:21 PM - Post#275288    
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Philly will not be resigning him. But certainly Mike will find a home woth another NBA team, maybe not at $5 mill per season.

 
md2377 
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02-07-19 03:31 PM - Post#275360    
    In response to MrPhillie

Reports Mike now heading to the Lakers....

 
SteelCity 
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02-07-19 03:44 PM - Post#275361    
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Maybe Mike is the final piece they need to land Davis.

 
BUFan 
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02-07-19 04:44 PM - Post#275363    
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Plenty of empty seats on the bench and in the locker room next to Lebeon for him to occupy!

 
Bison137 
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02-07-19 04:51 PM - Post#275364    
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Traded to the Lakers for Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac

https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/109359 236093469...


Maybe Mike can get LaVar Ball as his agent to negotiate his next contract.




 
DoCtoR62 
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02-07-19 04:58 PM - Post#275367    
    In response to Bison137

Mike actually fits the type of player LeBron likes to surround himself with. Perimeter shooter who can help keep the lane clean.

 
Bison137 
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02-07-19 05:10 PM - Post#275369    
    In response to DoCtoR62

LeBron probably pushed for this trade because he doesn't want Mike blocking any more of his shots.




 
Bison89 
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02-07-19 05:36 PM - Post#275377    
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  • Bison89 Said:
Mike is in the final year of his contract which is a big deal in the NBA. I wonder if he will get moved again before the deadline.



Hmmmm, who brought up the idea of Mike getting traded again before the deadline?
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bisonmania 
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02-07-19 07:47 PM - Post#275409    
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Well Phillie the bison fan bus to the sixers game in March is a bit longer... You better pack a big lunch take an extra 6 pack and another couple days off.... Did Bucknell cancel the trip?

 
nitlion 
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02-07-19 08:04 PM - Post#275413    
    In response to bisonmania

according to Todd at the BB Luncheon, doesn't look as if the 76ers will offer refunds on tickets. Not sure how many would eat the price of the trip.

 
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